Our community is diverse, capable, and heartfelt. Our members and friends include dedicated senior teachers who have walked the Shambhala Buddhist path for many years, and enthusiastic newcomers who are just discovering our teachings on realizing basic goodness and building enlightened society.

Community Events

Social Meditation with Nick Kranz

with Shastri Nick Kranz

August 25th—August 27th

The foundation of enlightened society is being unashamed of who you are. This weekend intensive will be an exploration in creating enlightened culture through the practice of social meditation, a newly evolving way to experience meditation as a form of cu Continue »

Sit, Walk, Write: A Contemplative Writing Retreat

September 10th

Inspired by Natalia Goldberg's 'The True Secret of Writing: Connecting Life with Language,' join us for a morning meditation, movement and writing retreat. All welcome, Instruction will be provided. Continue »

What is Shambhala? Volunteer and Educator Circle Gathering

with Shastri Ellen Rook

September 27th

All Shambhala volunteers, timekeepers, teachers, hosts, coordinators, facilitators, program staff, are warmly invited to explore 'What is Shambhala?' Continue »

Diversity and Inclusivity: Volunteer and Teacher Circle Gathering

with Shastri Ellen Rook

January 24th (2018)

All Shambhala volunteers are warmly invited to explore diversity and inclusivity in Shambhala. Continue »

Winter/Spring Teacher Circle Gathering

with Shastri Ellen Rook

February 28th—May 23rd (2018)

By invitation, teachers, course leaders and those on the teaching path will work on developing their teaching skills. Continue »